Nano News & Events

Membrane nano-tomography in living cells: Label-free evanescent microscopy enables full-field and real-time tracking of membrane processes without signal fading and cell perturbation

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Membranes play a pivotal role in numerous cell mechanisms, in particular for internalization, adhesion and motility studies. In terms of optical imaging of the membrane, special configurations are nee...
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Endomagnetics receives IDE approval to initiate US trials

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Cancer healthcare company Endomagnetics announced today that it has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a piv...
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SUNY NanoCollege Celebrates Winter Commencement: Graduates To Pursue High-Tech Career And Educational Opportunities In New York State

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
As a testament to Governor Andrew Cuomo's innovation-driven agenda for strengthening New York State's high-tech workforce, thirty-two students at SUNY Polytechnic Institute's Colleges of Nanoscale Sci...
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Light propagation in solar cells made visible

Nanotech-Now - December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
How can light which has been captured in a solar cell be examined in experiments? Jülich scientists have succeeded in looking directly at light propagation within a solar cell by using a trick. The ph...
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Nanotechnology Helps Conservation of Historical Artifacts

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers designed and produced special showcases for demonstration of historical artifacts in museums and libraries which can protect ancient artifacts against any damage and prevent their...
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Nanocatalysts Can Reduce Pollution Caused by Diesel Engines

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Iranian researchers succeeded in the production of a nanocatalyst with a very high level of distribution and stability in diesel engine fuels.
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Arrowhead Appoints Patrick O'Brien as General Counsel

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it has appointed Patrick O'Brien as General Counsel. In this role...
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New research paves the way for nano-movies of biomolecules: Scientists use X-ray laser as ultra slow-motion camera

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
An international team, including scientists from DESY, has caught a light sensitive biomolecule at work with an X-ray laser. The study proves that X-ray lasers can capture the fast dynamics of biomole...
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Laser sniffs out toxic gases from afar: System can ID chemicals in the atmosphere from a kilometer away

Nanotech-Now - December 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Scientists have developed a way to sniff out tiny amounts of toxic gases -- a whiff of nerve gas, for example, or a hint of a chemical spill -- from up to one kilometer away.
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Electron pairs on demand: Controlled emission and spatial splitting of electron pairs demonstrated

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
In quantum optics, generating entangled and spatially separated photon pairs (e.g. for quantum cryptography) is already a reality. So far, it has, however, not been possible to demonstrate an analogou...
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NEI introduces NANOMYTE® SuperAi, a Durable Anti-ice Coating

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
NEI Corporation announced today that it has introduced NANOMYTE® SuperAi - a nanocomposite coating that imparts anti-icing properties to the underlying substrate. The transparent coating also provides...
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Researchers control adhesion of E. coli bacteria

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
A research team from Kiel University (CAU) and Goethe University Frankfurt have jointly created a synthetic surface on which the adhesion of E. coli bacteria can be controlled. The layer, which is onl...
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Bruker Enters High-Performance NanoIndenting Market, Launches NanoForce Nanomechanical Testing System for Challenging Nanomaterials Applications: Enabling True Nanoindenting Studies and Imaging on a Single Platform

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
At the 2014 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit, Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today introduced the NanoForce Nanoindenting and Nanomechanical Testing System to enable new discoveries in nanoscience. Nanomaterials a...
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Bruker Introduces UMT TriboLab for Unmatched Material Testing Functionality and Modularity: Featuring Improved Performance, Versatility, Gold-Series Force Sensors, and Latest Script Modeling

Nanotech-Now - December 5, 2014 - 7:45am
At the 2014 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit, Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the release of the UMT TriboLab™, the latest generation of the world-leading Universal Mechanical Tester (UMT) platform...
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TMD gets p-doped

Nanotechweb - December 5, 2014 - 6:32am
Researchers have succeeded in “substitutionally” introducing niobium atoms into molybdenum disulphide for the first time.
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Nanogaps enhance IR spectroscopy

Nanotechweb - December 5, 2014 - 4:16am
Arrays of tiny buried plasmonic cavities could be used to detect biomolecules.
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